The HTMLButtonElement.labels read-only property returns a NodeList of the <label> elements associated with the <button> element.


var labelElements = button.labels;

Return value

A NodeList containing the <label> elements associated with the <button> element.



<label id="label1" for="test">Label 1</label>
<button id="test">Button</button>
<label id="label2" for="test">Label 2</label>


window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
  const button = document.getElementById("test");
  for(var i = 0; i < button.labels.length; i++) {
    console.log(button.labels[i].textContent); // "Label 1" and "Label 2"


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
labelsChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 18Firefox Full support 56IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 56Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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